On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1968

Historical Events

  • "I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 & 10 new pence, replacing shilling and two-shilling pieces)
  • United Methodist Church forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Aisha bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Zein and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Stan Frazier, American drummer, record producer, and singer- songwriter (Sugar Ray, 1986-2012 - "Every Morning", born in Newport Beach, California

Person of interestTimothy McVeigh

Timothy McVeigh, American Oklahoma City bomber and terrorist, born in Lockport, New York (d. 2001)

Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist Timothy McVeigh
Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist
Timothy McVeigh
  • Zein bint Al Hussein, Princess of Jordan, twin of Princess Aisha and sister of King Abdullah II, born in Amman, Jordan
1968 Highlights

About April 23, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus